Jewish & Israel studies at colleges around the US owe almost the totality of their existence to Jewish donors, who then use ‘soft power’ to shape pro-Israel programs. Now they’re starting to use ‘hard power’ – Recently, after a donor who gave $5 million to endow an Israel chair at the University of Washington complained about the chair’s criticism of Israel, UW stripped the professor of her chair and the money is being transferred to an Israel advocacy organization…
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San Francisco Jewish Community Federation supports shadowy blacklist targeting students
A shadowy website called Canary Mission targets student supporters of Palestinian rights, posting more than 1,000 dossiers meant to harm students’ job prospects, and used in interrogations by Israeli officials. The Forward reports that a secret supporter is the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, which has assets of over $800 million and is one of the most powerful Jewish federations in the U.S.
WATCH: Parts of Censored Al Jazeera Documentary on D.C. Israel Lobby Leaked
Leaked clips from film, pulled by Qatar in bid to appease U.S. Jewish community, show ‘astroturfing’ by college students involved with right-wing think tank, claim to reveal top U.S. donor of BDS blacklist.
A New Wave Of Hardline Anti-BDS Tactics Are Targeting Students, And No One Knows Who’s Behind It
College campuses are being hit by militant, often anonymous anti-BDS campaigns. Some of them are so rough, they’re even making pro-Israel Jews uncomfortable. The list of Jewish groups that do anti-BDS work on campuses is bafflingly long. A partial tally includes StandWithUs, AEPi, CAMERA, the David Project, the David Horowitz Freedom Center, Jerusalem U, AIPAC, Sheldon Adelson’s Maccabee Task Force, and the Zionist Organization of America. The total amount of American Jewish and Israeli government funds flooding the anti-BDS effort is easily in the tens of millions of dollars each year…